“Just over three months ago, I stood on stage in South Carolina and told the American people that our campaign was a campaign for everyone who was destroyed, promised and left. These words are getting more resonant today,” Biden said in a statement, “while many Americans are hurt and exposed.” Great losses. ”Many feel tired because of the public health and economic crisis we endure. Many feel that they are calculated and left behind by a society that has long been seen as less than equal, and whose lives are less than precious. “
He added: “It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented candidate groups ever presented by the Democratic Party – and I am proud to say that we will contest this general election as a unified party. I will spend every day between now and November 3 fighting to win the votes of Americans all over This great country, so that together we can win the battle for the soul of this nation, and make sure that as we rebuild our economy, everyone comes.
The moment comes after the postponement of the coronavirus pandemic for most primary elections scheduled for April and May, and the interruption of personal campaigns.
Seven states – Indiana, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and South Dakota – as well as Washington, DC, held primary presidential elections last Tuesday, from which Biden picked a large group of delegates. It is expected to earn more next Tuesday, when Georgia and West Virginia hold preliminary competitions.
“” I can not breathe. I can not breathe. “The last words of George Floyd,” Biden said. But they did not die with him. They are still being heard. They chant across this nation. “
“They talk to a nation, where the color of your skin often puts your life at risk. They talk to a country where more than 100,000 people have lost their lives due to a virus and 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment – with Biden said.” The disproportionate number of these deaths and job losses is concentrated. In blacks and minorities. ”They speak to a nation where millions of people every day – not at the moment of losing their lives – but in the context of their lives – they say to themselves,” I can’t breathe. “